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Month: March 2012

The Apollo Lunar Module in Costitx

The Observatori Astronòmic de Mallorca (OAM) in Costitx has a new attraction, an Apollo Lunar Module replica. The Lunar Module was the landing portion of the Apollo spacecraft. The astronomic centre, […]

Lavender Hill

The bounteous lavender plant (Latin: Lavandula) is a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. In Southern Spain and here in Mallorca the plant grows […]

The Maurish Years

Often, language is discriminatory, derogatory, disrespectful, sometimes outright sexist. Normally, we don’t notice such offending subtleties unless we ourselves are the victims of such linguistic malpractices. My female readers will […]
The Maurish Years